Budweiser becomes sponsor of NWSL
Budweiser has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the National Women's Soccer League.
The partnership was announced Sunday, the day of the Women's World Cup final in France. Terms were...
Missy Elliott on Songwriters Hall nod: ‘I feel so blessed’
NEW YORK (AP) — For Missy Elliott, being a good friend and listener turned into songwriting gold.
Conversations with her girlfriends fueled a great deal of her songwriting, Elliott said, resulting in her turning those stories into smash hits, from Monica's "So Gone," a No. 1 R&B success, to Fantasia's "Free Yourself."
Today in History for September 21st
Evans headlines Hoosiers’ 6-member Hall of Fame class
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Former Indiana basketball star Brian Evans and former football star Glenn Scolnik headline the university's new Hall of Fame class.
Evans was named the Big Ten's most valuable player in 1996 after averaging 21.2 points and 7.1 rebounds as a senior. He still ranks No. 12 all-time in school career scoring with 1,701 points.
Monica Robins named new host of ‘Naked Brunch’ on oWOW radio
Monica Robins named new host of 'Naked Brunch' on oWOW radio
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Channel 3 health reporter and rock and country singer Monica Robins is adding another credit to her resume: radio DJ.
Robins takes over hosting duties on oWOW's "Naked Brunch" starting March 4. The program airs on the Cleveland-based Internet radio station Sundays from 10 a.m.-noon with a replay from 6-8 p.m.
Time to play: Expansion LAFC opens inaugural season on road
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Zimmerman is only a few months into his new life in Southern California. Just like his new soccer team, he's already fitting in splendidly.
When the defender isn't busy enjoying Santa Monica's active outdoor lifestyle, Zimmerman commutes to Los Angeles Football Club's practices with a few teammates in what sounds like a raucous carpool.
It’s all in your head: Silent parties let dancers tune in to their own sounds
Thirty minutes into a Friday night party at an Uptown club, the room was mostly quiet.
The only sounds came from bartenders shaking cocktail mixers and guests chatting with one another or softly singing, as if they were warming up for what was billed on Eventbrite as the “ultimate go-to event for millennials.”
Their Voice: Moving Mountains creates safe environment for autism community
How time flies. It is hard to believe it has been two years since I first reported about the Moving Mountains Soccer Camp at Utah Valley University. In 2016, their first year, it was difficult to know what kind of registration they would have. However, now that they are going into year three, it is clear Moving Mountains is not going anywhere and instead, is expanding into another arena.
OJ Simpson avoids effort to chase down his memorabilia money
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — O.J. Simpson dodged an effort Tuesday to force him to turn over cash he pockets from signing autographs to satisfy a $70 million-plus civil judgment for the 1994 killings of the former football star's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
The Latest: Legal bid for Simpson autograph profits rejected
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an effort to collect money from O.J. Simpson to satisfy a multimillion-dollar civil judgment for the deaths of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson (all times local):
A judge in Los Angeles has rejected a request to have O.J. Simpson sign over profits from autographs to satisfy a civil judgment for the deaths of Ron Goldman and Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson.
Greyhound fans hold send-off for team
SAN BENITO — The city stood behind the Mighty Greyhounds as the football team left for the regional playoff game, yesterday afternoon.
Williams Road was lined with excited fans eager to wave goodbye to the San Benito High School football team as they made their way toward Corpus Christi.
The community was invited to join the district in cheering on the team as they left for the regional playoff game against the San Antonio O’Connor Panthers.
One Goal Short: Westford Girls Soccer Team Ousted in 2nd OT
FITCHBURG -- The best season in the history of Westford Academy's girls soccer program came to the most sudden of ends.
Wachusett 2, Ghosts 1
It's one thing for a team to put a dream into words and another to actually be on the verge of seeing a fairy tale season through to its completion before falling one goal short of the ultimate prize.
Today in History for September 21st
Derek Kawakami recalls ‘sound of the hurricane’
The day before Hurricane Iniki struck Kauai, Derek Kawakami was a sophomore, playing varsity football for the Kauai High School Red Raiders.
He remembers going to practice and the coach telling the team to be ready for the next day’s game and to get a good night’s rest.
“I can remember just perfect weather,” Kawakami said. “Not a cloud in the sky.”
Revolutionary shoulder pads catching on in NFL
EAST HANOVER, N.J. (AP) — NFL players stare in disbelief as Bob Broderick sticks his hand between a pair of XRD foam pads, then full-force slams down a helmet. He doesn't even wince, then takes his hand and shakes that of each player.
That scene has been repeated dozens of times by Broderick and Ted Monica, whose XTECH company manufactures and distributes the shoulder pad that just might become the rage throughout the league.
Cincinnati State drops all sports except soccer after cuts
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati State Technical and Community College says it's suspending all sports except women's and men's soccer due to budget cuts.
The soccer teams will play for the fall season, but the basketball, volleyball and golf teams will not. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2wNHr7F ) the college says the suspension of most sports is only temporary.
Neyland, Fulmer entering Tennessee Athletics Hall Of Fame
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former football coaches Robert Neyland and Phillip Fulmer highlight a star-studded Tennessee Athletics Hall of Fame induction class.
Tennessee announced its eight-person class Thursday.
The class also includes softball pitcher Monica Abbott, former men's swimming coach Ray Bussard, Olympic sprinter Justin Gatlin, former Colorado Rockies slugger Todd Helton, former swimmer Jeremy Linn and former women's track star Delisa Walton Myricks.
Beyonce and Jay-Z ‘are struggling to find their ideal family home’
Beyonce and Jay-Z are struggling to find a new family home.
The 35-year-old beauty and her rap star husband recently returned to their $400,000-a-month Malibu estate with their baby twins, who were born earlier this month - but their lease of the property ends this summer and they are yet to seal the deal on a new abode.
Los Angeles could land Olympic Games, but which year?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders in Los Angeles will guide their International Olympic Committee guests from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Beach to a construction site that will someday be a $2.6 billion NFL stadium that can also host soccer games.
If this week's tour is a success, Los Angeles will earn the chance to host its third Olympics.
Jazmine Sullivan to Beyonce: Let’s make lemonade together!
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan wants to turn lemons into lemonade with Beyonce.
Sullivan — who has written four tracks on Mary J. Blige's new album, "Strength of a Woman" — said she's hoping to get in the studio and pen a song for Queen Bey.
"I love the way Bey delivers a song and I would love to get something with her because I really think she's good with delivery," she said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday about the "Lemonade" singer.
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho says it will investigate a complaint filed against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for sexually assaulting a high school football teammate.
Today in History for September 21st
#SoGoneChallenge gives Monica and 13-year-old hit a boost
NEW YORK (AP) — R&B singer Monica says she's happy to see her 13-year-old hit "So Gone" trend heavily on social media, spike in sales and streams, and find a new audience with younger kids.